off the trolley

off the trolley

Describes the behaviour of a program that malfunctions and goes catatonic, but doesn't actually crash or abort. See glitch, bug, deep space.
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They [paramedics] knocked him off the trolley while they were transferring him to the ambulance.
In July an Indian man was arrested at Ahmedabad airport when a gold bar concealed in a plastic bag with adhesive tape fell off the trolley, giving him away.
I didn't take my hand off the trolley but only when I got to by the freezers did I notice it wasn't there.
It turned out that simply getting me on and off the trolley bed was a bigger procedure than the straightforward, 10- minute op I had come in for.
He said: '"My mother spent more than two days and nights unable to use the solitary toilet in the unit when she needed to because she could not get off the trolley unaided and, by the time she reluctantly called a nurse, the toilet was occupied again.
He had four huge bags and a guitar case - his things kept falling off the trolley.
I had to lift her off the trolley and take her to the toilet myself.
She had to be taken off the trolley she was on and put on the floor because someone else needed the trolley.
We did think I would probably fall off the trolley and go straight back in the ambulance," she said.
It's also very easy to change molds: They're simply lifted off the trolley.
She said, "He came off the trolley onto the ground.
She said: "I was happy to get off the trolley but the ward was completely inappropriate.